Playing God with the Earth.
Marco Cadioli turns our planet into a giant revolving watermelon, complete with 2001: A Space Odyssey tribute.
Artwork:
video 1’29”, shot in Google Earth, year 2011, HD 1280×720 (h264)

 

 

Variations

wired.co.uk 2011
“Google Melon: Machinima artist transforms Earth into a fruit”
(…)The melon also reminded Cadioli of other cultural cosmic interpreters: “I thought of Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. The contrast of its epic atmosphere added a sense of humour to my video.”